Christopher Bartlett Joins Brown Advisory as Partner

--Appointment Extends the Firm's Leadership and Expertise in Managing Private Client Portfolios--

Oct 24, 2012, 09:30 ET from Brown Advisory

BALTIMORE, Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Brown Advisory, a leading independent investment management firm with approximately $31 billion in client assets, today announced the appointment of Christopher Bartlett as Partner in the firm's Baltimore office. Mr. Bartlett will serve as a senior portfolio manager to families, non-profits and other institutions across the U.S. and around the globe. 

"As our firm continues to grow rapidly, we are constantly seeking and attracting senior investment professionals from a variety of backgrounds who can bring a combination of first-rate performance, strategic advice, and service to our private clients," said Michael D. Hankin, President and CEO. "Chris brings those skills, and he will also contribute as a strong leader in the firm and a member of the management team."

Most recently Mr. Bartlett was Head of Global Equity Sales & Trading at Wells Fargo in New York, responsible for 250 employees in trading, sales trading and domestic and international institutional sales. He was a board member of the broker dealer Wells Fargo Securities International Limited and was also a part of the Wells Fargo Securities Management Committee. He joined Wells Fargo at the end of 2008 as part of Wachovia Securities. Before joining First Union in 1999, Chris spent 12 years at Alex. Brown & Sons as managing director and senior trader. He graduated from Denison University in 1983 with a B.A. in history.

About Brown Advisory

Brown Advisory ( is an independent investment management firm, with approximately $31 billion in client assets, with principal offices in Baltimore and Washington, D.C., as well as in Boston, Wilmington, Del., Chapel Hill, N.C., and London. The Firm's institutional and private clients are based in 49 states and 18 countries and are serviced by over 280 employees worldwide, all of whom are equity owners of the firm.

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